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Solons seek construction of ‘Yolanda’ memorial in Tacloban City

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Two lawmakers are seeking the construction in Tacloban City of a memorial for the victims of super typhoon Yolanda. According to Bayan Muna Reps. Neri Colmenares and Carlos Isagani Zarate, the memorial will serve as a marker in memory of the casualties of the...
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Filipinos challenged to join revolution vs poverty

MANILA (Mabuhay)—As the nation commemorates the 1986 EDSA People Power revolution Tuesday, neophyte Senator Paolo Benigno ‘Bam’ Aquino IV on Tuesday challenged the Filipinos to join hands in a new battle against poverty. ”As we came together in1986, once again, let us join hands...
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Former Prisoners’ Employment Program proposed

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Since employers are reluctant to hire former prisoners, it is necessary for government to set a program to enable these ex-inmates find gainful work to provide for their families, a lawmaker Wednesday said. “Statistics reveal, sad to say, that former...
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DOLE assures HK-based OFWs of PHL gov’t protection

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – As Hong Kong’s policy to scrap visa-free travel privileges for Philippine diplomatic and official passport holders took effect Wednesday, the Department of Labor and Employment assured overseas Filipino workers there of government protection. DOLE Secretary...
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PLDT US exec Cabal-Revilla, 2013 TOYM awardee

GLENDALE, CA – PLDT US Mobility’s comptroller and first vice president, June Cheryl “Chaye” Cabal-Revilla, has been named one of The Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) Awardees for Community Service in 2013 for her work in PLDT’s Gabay Guro program which significantly contributed to...
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Lacson: I am color-blind to politics in the Yolanda rehab

MANILA, Jan 23 (Mabuhay) – Six weeks after being appointed as ‘Rehabilitation Czar’ by President Benigno Aquino III, Secretary Panfilo Lacson said his committee has already accomplished a lot in the rebuilding and rehabilitation of the places hit by super typhoon Yolanda. In an...
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Aquino orders faster relief for calamitiy-affected areas

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III ordered the Cabinet to speed up the restoration of the economic and social conditions of the calamities-affected areas with the release of 238.6 million pesos to the National Housing Authority (NHA) for the construction of...
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Palace says it’s up to DSWD whether to stop the distribution of relief goods to ‘Yolanda’-devastated areas

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang said on Tuesday it leaves the decision to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) whether to stop the distribution of relief packs to areas devastated by super typhoon “Yolanda” as the government shifts from relief to rebuilding...
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Cabinet presents ‘Yolanda’ rehab plan to Aquino

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The group in charge of the rehabilitation and rebuilding of areas severely hit by typhoon “Yolanda” presented to President Benigno S. Aquino III on Wednesday a comprehensive rehabilitation and recovery plan. The President and his Cabinet secretaries met at...
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All systems go for Kapamilya Run in Burbank, CA on Oct 5

ABS CBN Foundation International, TFC, AARP, Island Pacific & GoldMed Card team up for historic multi-city One Run, One Philippines  Redwood City, CA (September 16, 2013) – Joined together by “Mga Kuwento ng Kasiyahan(Stories of Joy): The Grand Kapamilya Weekend” – an event...
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